Irish Uplands Forum Research Grant

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IUF is offering a small research grant (€500) for a research project concerned with mountains.

A mountain area is defined as any area>150m on the island of Ireland.

Eligible Topics
• Physical environment of mountains (particularly water)
• Natural environment of mountains (particularly in relation to farming and recreation)
• Cultural environment (evidence of past use, people who live, work or recreate in mountain areas).
• AOT (any other topic) related to the centrality of mountains in provision of ecosystems and cultural services.

Any person is welcome to apply, but particularly masters students.

Word limit: 300 words.
Write about your relevant experience, your objective, methodology, outputs and timeline.

Send your application with two references (one from a supervisor – if relevant – and another from an independent researcher) to
There are two deadlines for applications: 1st February 2018 and 1st August 2018.

Full details on the Irish Uplands Forum Website